Rep. Griffin provides details on latest efforts to slow spread of COVID-19

State Rep. Beth Griffin today advised Kalamazoo and Van Buren families to follow the stay-at-home order issued by the governor to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan. Executive Order 2020-21 directs Michigan residents to stay in their homes unless they’re working a job in a critical service industry, engaging in outdoor activities, or…

Rep. Griffin delivers emergency coronavirus response plan featuring additional $125M

Legislator: Measures are rapid mobilization for public safety State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, this week voted to proactively address the spread of coronavirus in Michigan – joining her colleagues in unanimously approving a new emergency budget plan adding another $125 million to assist the state and local communities. “It was essential to provide our…

Rep. Griffin announces March office hours

Rep. Beth Griffin has set the times and locations for her monthly office hours in March. “I am committed to representing Southwest Michigan and hearing about the issues the members of our community care about most,” Griffin said. “My office hours provide a great opportunity for me to hear directly from the people. I look…

Rep. Griffin announces local office hours for February

Rep. Beth Griffin announced today she will be available to hear the issues and concerns of those in her community. “We have had great success since being back in Lansing,” Griffin said. “In order for us to build on our success, it’s important to keep the channels of communication open.” Rep. Griffin will be available…

Rep. Griffin participates in roundtable addressing Lake Michigan’s record high water levels, soil erosion

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, this week participated in a roundtable discussion with several colleagues coordinating ideas to address the soil erosion disaster along Lake Michigan’s shoreline, caused by record high water levels which continue to climb. Griffin said it is vital that the legislature continues its discussions on this issue. “Our communities have…

Rep. Griffin supports plan increasing opportunities for rural broadband expansion

State Rep. Beth Griffin, of Mattawan, this week voted to advance a plan that would expand effective broadband services to more residents in rural Michigan. House Bill 4266 codifies legal protections for Michigan electric cooperatives to build and expand broadband networks on existing infrastructure and within existing easements. This would make it easier for co-ops…

Rep. Griffin fights for Paw Paw’s MEDC grant to be restored

State Rep. Beth Griffin announced today she will continue fighting to restore the $200,000 MEDC grant Paw Paw lost due to Governor Whitmer’s budget cuts last year. “This is a slap in the face to the people of Southwest Michigan,” Griffin said. “I will not stand idly by as the governor plays political games and…

Rep. Griffin announces January office hours

Rep. Beth Griffin announced her availability today to meet with residents across the 66th district to discuss issues in the new year. “As we begin a new year and adjust to the new budget, it is important for me to hear what issues and priorities the people of Southwest Michigan care about,” Griffin said. “I…

Rep. Griffin joins House in reversing governor’s harmful budget cuts

Earlier today, state Rep. Beth Griffin and the Michigan House approved a budget plan to reverse many of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s misguided budget vetoes – a key step in the effort to restore funding for school safety grants, veterans services, education and other vital programs. Whitmer vetoed nearly $1 billion in Legislature-approved funding when she…